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"By grace you have been saved through faith." Ephesians 2:8
WANTED: Sack Lunch Packers

Would your family like to pack sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services? ...

Children's Coordinator Recognized for Service

Brianna Mitchelson, has lovingly served as our Coordinator of Children’s ministry for the past year. Now, to prepare for her husband Matthew’s transfer out of state,\n...

Courtyard Worship Service Bulletin

August 2, 2020...

Seeking New Christian Leaders

The ties that bind our hearts in Christian love are being put to the test. Thanks to the leadership of our pastors, our staff, our elders, and our deacons, our community...

Update: Baja Presbyterian Missions

The following is a thank you note from the Board members of Baja Presbyterian Missions, a little history of the non-profit supported by RB Community, and an update on...

Teens Are Struggling - Let's Help

During this season of COVID-19 many teens have been struggling in the area of emotional health. Our student ministry department wants students to know that they are loved...

Pastor Dr Bryan Stamper and Monsignor Dennis L Mikulanis
Farewell Tribute for Parish Nurse Cheryl Foreman

Cheryl has provided encouragement and support to so many people in our church over the 17 years she’s been our parish nurse. This month she moves to Alaska to be near...

Back to School Drive

Last year RB Community provided over 250 backpacks and hundreds of school supplies to local children through Friends & Family Community Connection in Poway, Salvation...

VBS

Vacation Bible School is always such a joy for everyone involved at RB Community. With health and safety, a primary goal for our children and volunteers this year, we...

Pastor Dr Bryan Stamper and Local Clergy Response to Racism
Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Elder Statement Addressing Injustice

[From the active Elders of Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Church]...

Are We Shutting In or Shining Out?

It’s hard to believe it, but exactly three months ago—Thursday, March 19th—Governor Newsom gave a statewide “Stay-at-Home” order to the residents of California. All of...

Solutions for Change Impacts Lives

\"My name is Lynnda and I am 14 years old. I just recently went back to my mother after 5 years in foster care. I will forever be grateful to Solutions for giving my mama...

Healing in the Name of Jesus

At one of the Temple’s gates, a lame man was begging. His circumstances were hard. In addition to not working and begging for money, he was unable to walk. Culturally,...

Talking Bible Update

Dear RB Community,...

Campus Return Survey Results

Over 500 people took our online survey about returning to campus. Throughout the three weeks we collected data, the percentages stayed consistent. So thank you for taking...

Did you know...Which path should you take?

It is interesting how you are just going through life and\nnew ideas interrupt your current path....

God's Help for Re-Entry

Just when we were finding new rhythms of life in the quarantine, the re-entry begins. We are thankful for the guidance for it to happen in stages, but nonetheless, change...

Pastor Bryan Stamper Reopening VIDEO update
A Letter from your Pastors

To the beloved saints of God who together form the Body of Christ as RB Community Church,...

Our Strategy to Reopen

This is the outline of our approach to activate in person activities on the RB Community Presbyterian campus. Safety is of the utmost importance - we not only serve each...

FFCC Says THANK YOU

Dear RB Community Congregants,...

How Do Those Who Give Care, Stay Encouraged?

These months of facing the covid-19 have been intense for many people. Those who were already facing challenges; whether health, financial, relational, were doubly stretched....

Reopening Update for RB Community

RB Community has always been a church focused on providing a safe place for people to gather in love and care for each other. As the church begins to open following the...

Dont' Go it Alone

As our social isolation continues, RB Community Pastoral care continues to provide you with helpful resources for your mental health....

2020 Coronavirus Update

FRIDAY MAY 15TH 2020 UPDATE...

Thank You to First Responders

Thank You hardly seems like enough when we think about how readily first responders jump to our needs when called on day or night. The COVID-19 pandemic has again put...

Packed With Love

Each month RB Community provides 100 sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services. Even with COVID-19 and \"shelter in place\" we have been able to provide...

Tribute to our Parish Nurses on the Pandemic Frontlines

National Nurses Week May 6 to 12 provides an opportunity to honor the work of our nurses. We are privileged to support Christian nurses who are a source of inspiration...

A testimony about healing & mental health
Pastoral Perspectives - "Rush In"

We are Presbyterian pastors in the PCUSA, currently serving in San Diego Presbytery during the global COVID-19 pandemic. We meet by Zoom to support one another, and to...

But what would I say?

“Hmm, no one has called for a few days. I know my family is very busy, but I sure love those calls during this time when we are all “shut in,” What should I do Lord?...

Pastor Mofid Shares How We Are “Created New in Christ"

“Created New in Christ\"...

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

Friends & Family Community Connection (FFCC) is a 100% volunteer non-profit that provides grocery supplies on a regular basis to over 800 families in the Poway, Carmel...

Nothing Can Stop Prayer

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER THEME:  “PRAY GOD’S GLORY ACROSS THE EARTH” Habakkuk 2:14...

Adult Education Will Be Different This Semester

Our College of the Bible will have a much different look for this Summer Semester. Normally, we would be distributing our Catalogue to the congregation on Easter Sunday....

College of Marriage Begins Online May 5th

As part of building disciples, we are offering an ...

Helping Interfaith Serve Those in Need

Interfaith Community Services started over 40 years ago, when a group of faith leaders came together for their neighbors as the needs of the community grew. This group...

Stephen Ministers Are Here For You

We are certainly in an unusual time with new unusual stresses.  Whether you are home alone, or home with a spouse and children, we want you to know that Stephen Ministers...

Encouragement from Pastor Mofid

Lent - ...

Delivering Sack Lunches

In this time of uncertainty, RB Community is continuing to meet our commitment of delivering 100 sack lunches for clients of Interfaith Community Services in Escondido....

Encouragement from Pastor Mofid

Grace to you and Peace,...

Arabic Ministry 3-15-2020

Mofid's latest message and announcements for our Arabic family members can be found here...

Warm Blankets for Cold Nights

REJOICE in knowing that RB Community has provided 168 blankets to help keep homeless men, women, and children warm on cold nights. The blankets have been distributed...

March 2020 Outreach Focus - Solutions for Change

During the month of March RB Community is focusing our local outreach support on Solutions for Change (pictured with Dr Stamper is Chris Megison, their CEO). Solutions...

Boy Scout Troop 680 celebrates 50th anniversary

Boy Scouts of America Troop 680 recently celebrated 50 years of its members experiencing outdoor adventures and leadership opportunities while also serving the community...

Lent 2020

In the Lenten season, we are going to be challenged to fast and feast on the Word of Christ. The six weeks leading up to Jesus’ death and resurrection provide opportunities...

Important But Hidden Ministry

Our sanctuary always looks so nice. Even when we have services back to back it is clean and all the materials are replenished in the pew backs. How does this happen...

Eye Opening Mission Trip

My family has been involved at RB Community for a number of years and it was through the youth ministry that I became interested in mission and service to others. Currently,...

Many Hands Make Light Work

For the past 20 years, RB Community has offered a wonderful ministry called “Helping Hands.” This ministry has loving volunteers who make house calls to help community...

Souper Bowl of Caring

On Sunday, February 2nd Super Bowl meant more than just a football game to the RB Community congregation. With the help of Carpenters Fellowship, Boy Scout Troop 680,...

Our Focus for 2020

The elders of RB Community approved a new focus for the calendar year 2020. We’ve done this before, creating a task force for 2019 consisting of elders, deacons, members...

Face to Face Encounter at RB Community

RB Community will be hosting a Face to Face encounter on March 6, 7, 13, 14 from 8am – 3pm each of those days.  ...

Brent Barclay's sermon

We celebrate the opportunity to support Brent Barclay as a student nearing the end of the ordination for ministry process....

New Bylaws Ready For Congregational Vote

Session has passed a new set of bylaws that are posted ...

An Important note from the CEO of Interfaith about homelessness

From our Senior Pastor...

New Christian Mental Health Support Group

RB Community is pleased to announce a new Christian Mental Health Support Group starting February 18 for 15 Tuesday nights facilitated by Sherry LaCorte and Suzie Wick....

A testimony about finding a church
There's a NEW DAY in San Diego

Presbyterian Urban Ministries (PUM) has been operating in the Grant Hills neighborhood of San Diego since 1968 as an outreach of the San Diego Presbytery....

Resale Shop Update

Dear Resale Shop Council and Resale Shop volunteers,...

Angel Tree Donations Bless Military Families

Through the generosity of the RB Community congregation our Military Family Ministry and the San Diego Military Outreach Ministry were able to bless 60 families with...